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Genus Platnickina

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynae)
Family Theridiidae (Cobweb Spiders)
Genus Platnickina
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Gen. Platnickina Koçak & Kemal, 2008: [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidergen:03846]

P. Koçak & Kemal, 2008a: 3, replacement name for Keijia Yoshida, 2001c: 169 [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidergen:03432], type K. maculata Yoshida, 2001, preoccupied in the Crustacea.
Range
P. alabamensis - southern CA & TX, AL, CT, DE, FL, GA IL, MA, MN, MS, NC, NJ, NY, OH, RI
P. antoni - AL, CT FL, MD, MS, TN,
P. mneon = T. hobbsi - AL, FL, LA, MS
P. punctosparsa - AR, CT, DE, KY, NC, NJ, MA, TN
P. tincta - OR, WA
Internet References
The World Spider Catalog, Version 11.5
by Norman I. Platnick